CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) - It's nearly summertime, but residents in much of West Virginia are facing a freeze warning. The warning has been posted for all or parts of 10 counties for early tomorrow. It will be in effect from 2 a.m. to 8 a.m. in Grant, Greenbrier, Mineral, Nicholas, Pendleton, Pocahontas, Preston, Randolph, Tucker and Webster counties.
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) - West Virginia is helping Kansas and Montana to challenge federal rules governing greenhouse gas emissions. Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin and Attorney General Patrick Morrisey announced today the state has filed a friend of the court brief asking the U.S. Supreme Court to hear a challenge to Environmental Protection Agency rules.
BRISTOL, Va. (AP) - Several environmental protesters were arrested after blocking the road leading to the headquarters for coal producer Alpha Natural Resources in Bristol. Capt. Maynard Ratcliff with the Bristol Police Department says about five people were arrested this morning.
BECKLEY, W.Va. (AP) - Transportation officials are expecting a rush of traffic during the 10-day National Boy Scout Jamboree in July. Officials say plans are being made to use the West Virginia National Guard for traffic assistance. The Register-Herald of Beckley reports that officials also are considering waiving tolls during that time on the West Virginia Turnpike.
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